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Old 03-28-2007, 09:21 PM   #1
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hi,im selling my house and the buyer is bring over an inspecter in a few days my question is the waste pipe that goes from my house out to the main line has to caps sticking up from it.i had landscaped over it with rock but uncovered it.does anybody know if an inspecter will even look for those because it looked alot better covered up.thanks

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Probably won't ask or would need to see it.

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I don't know if you'd be up for it...but when I sold my house, I prepared a document for the new owner with some items just like this for them to know and not discover on their own. I actually had it as part of the offer package and when the offer came in, they were fully aware of the house's quirks.

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That two-way clean-out access is a plus to have. Definitely show it to them, and any other "hidden" features that you know about.
In some states (such as here in NC), there are "full disclosure" laws where the homeowners must complete and sign a residential property disclosure statement that identifies all known defects. It's a good idea to point those out as well, so that you won't be dealing with them in a lawsuit later.
If the home was built prior to 1978, and even if someone is selling their home themselves, federal law requires sellers to fill out a Lead-based Paint and Lead-based Piant Hazards disclosure statement.
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